# A Written Arithmetic, for Common and Higher Schools: To which is Adapted a Complete System of Reviews, in the Form of Dictation Exercises

Brewer and Tileston, 1864 - Arithmetic - 348 pages
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### Contents

 ments are due to many teachers and business 9 COMPOUND DENOMINATE NUMBERS 10 Division by 36 ANALYSIS 53 Definitions 56 Divisibility of Numbers 57 Definitions 65 Multiplication of Fractions 71
 60 140 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 150 ions 154 Definitions and Reductions 172 121 175 Interest 178 Questions for Review 185 Annual Interest 194

 To find the Whole from a Part 77 Common Denominator 84 Federal Money 95 Page 98 Comparison of English and Federal 101 Surveyors Measure 108 one Number 116 Multiplication 117 Compound Addition 123 46 130 Miscellaneous Examples 138
 Present Worth and Discount 202 General Review No 208 Commission Brokerage and Stocks 209 Average or Equation of Payments 215 Average of Accounts 221 Custom House Business 228 Ratio 246 Analysis and Compound Proportion 254 Mensuration 283 Circles Similar Triangles Polygons 293 Interest at 7 310 320

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Page 264 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 64 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 244 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Page 113 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 302 - The sum of all the terms. Any three of which being given, the other two may be found.
Page 110 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 9 - Arithmetic is the science of numbers, and the art of computing by them.
Page 34 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.
Page 111 - If the right angle be considered as divided into 90 degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60...
Page 143 - RULE. Multiply all the terms of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier, observing that like signs give plus in the product, and unlike signs minus.